Journey into the Lives of Women, One Story at a Time

Archive for March 2013

Sunday Inspiration: “A Real Life”

So here’s what I wanted to tell you today: get a life. A real life, not a manic pursuit of the next promotion, the bigger paycheck, the larger house. Do you think you’d care so very much about those things if you blew an aneurysm one afternoon, or found a lump in your breast? Get…

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Sunday Inspiration: the Spring Equinox

This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. I share these words…

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Wedding Ring “Quilt Along With” Giveaway

I love the approach of a book launch, even when the book was well and truly launched almost nine years ago. Now Wedding Ring, the first book of the Shenandoah Album series, is about to be re-launched on March 26th,  in a new format and with a brand new cover. Recently I blogged about the way…

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Sunday Inspiration: An Irish Blessing

Dear Lord, Give me a few friends who will love me for what I am, and keep ever burning before my vagrant steps the kindly light of hope… And though I come not within sight of the castle of my dreams, teach me to be thankful for life, and for time’s olden memories that are…

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The Write Way: When Drama Becomes Melodrama.

I am an unabashed fan of Les Miserables, the show and the movie. I suspect I would like the book, as well, although having picked it up at Books-A-Million yesterday, I realized I would need a camel caravan to carry it home. But Les Mis (and The Christmas Carol) are productions I never miss in…

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Sunday Inspiration: “The Ebb and Flow of Life”

“We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of the tide and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid that it will never return. We insist on permanency, on duration, on continuity; when the only continuity possible, in life as in…

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Sunday Inspiration: A New Doorway

Welcome to the first Sunday Inspiration blog.  While during the past  two years I’ve thoroughly enjoyed finding poetry for you to enjoy on Sundays, I feel a need to branch out to other writings now. So while there will sometimes be poetry in this space, my Sunday blogs will broaden a bit to concentrate on…

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